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Centenary Event: Important Announcement

Centenary Event: Important Announcement

30/03/2014

On Monday 4 August 2014 the UK Government will commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War

PM visits Rangoon War Cemetery

PM visits Rangoon War Cemetery

13/04/2012

The prime minister – on a four-day tour of South East Asia – found time to visit the Rangoon War Cemetery in Myanmar, formerly Burma.

Benghazi Cemeteries tidy again

Benghazi Cemeteries tidy again

10/04/2012

All the broken headstones have been removed from the Benghazi War Cemetery and the Benghazi British Military Cemetery, and temporary markers have been erected on all the graves that were damaged in the attacks last month.

Commission teams up for Nottingham renovation project

Commission teams up for Nottingham renovation project

29/03/2012

We have teamed up with Nottingham City Council to ensure that Nottingham General Cemetery is a horticultural focal point for the city's upcoming 2014 remembrance commemorations. Click here to find out more about the type of work that has been taking place.

British Minister discovers the story of Khartoum War Cemetery

British Minister discovers the story of Khartoum War Cemetery

09/03/2012

British International Development Minister Stephen O’Brien took the opportunity to lay a wreath of remembrance for fallen Commonwealth soldiers while in Khartoum last week. Mr O’Brien completed an official visit to Sudan with a guided tour of the Khartoum War Cemetery courtesy of Carl Milburn, Honorary Supervisor of the site. He was briefed on the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in the region and made aware of the individual stories of a number of men decorated for Gallantry or distinguished service in Sudan.